South Africa’s inaugural edition of T20 Global League 2017 is all set to start on 3rd November 2017 and will conclude on 16 December 2017 with the final. The eight cities based franchise teams who will battle it out for the title of the first season of the Global T20 League are Bloem City Blazers, Johannesburg Giants, Cape Town Knight Riders, Durban Qalanders, Pretoria Mavericks, Nelson Mandela Bay Stars, Benoni Zalmi and Stellenbosch Monarchs. But the big question is who will win the league? Here we will place the T20 Global League 2017 predictions of each game before the match day.
Every team have talented and hard hitter batsmen in the team along with quality bowlers who are important in the T20 game. Recently, the player Draft was held in Cape Town where 32 international players and 96 local players were picked by the various franchises. Check out: T20 Global League Schedule
The T20 Global League is looking next big franchise-based cricket competition which is eager to kick off. The league will feature big players from the top cricket playing nations in all the franchises. All the teams have already been allocated two marquee players before the draft (one Protea player and one international player) and rest of the other players were included in the squad in the T20 Global League Draft.
The T20 League is going to take place in November and December, which means it will clash with BPL 2017. As all the teams have released their players list so we can analysis to know which team is strong and has maximum chances to win the inaugural edition of T20 Global League.
T20 Global League 2017 Predictions
After looking at a squad of all the teams, Pretoria Mavericks lead by AB de Villiers is looking quite strong and balanced team among all but we have to wait til the league kick off. Here we will have the T20 Global League 2017 predictions of every match once the schedule is announced by the CSA.
T20 Global League 2017 Squads
Jo’burg Giants Squad: Kagiso Rabada(Local marquee), Brendon McCullum (International marquee), Patrick Kruger, Jonathan Vandiar, Roelof van der Merwe, Yasir Shah, Colin Ingram, Vernon Philander, Andile Phehlukwayo , Chris Jonker , Temba Bavuma, Nicholas Pooran, Duanne Olivier, Andries Gous, Rabian Englebrecht, Dane Piedt,Andre Malan, Zubayr Hamza
Benoni Zalmi Squad: Quinton de Kock (Local marquee), Jason Roy (International marquee), Dean Elgar, Mohammad Nawaz, Albie Morkel, Wahab Riaz, Dillon du Preez , George Linde, Rivaldo Moonsamy , Calvin Savage, Carmi le Roux , Tshepo Moreki, Umar Akmal, Lungi Ngidi, David Wiese, Eddie Leie, Pite van Biljon, Leus du Plooy
Nelson Mandela Bay Stars (Port Elizabeth) Squad: Imran Tahir (Local marquee), Kevin Pietersen (International marquee), Andrew Birch, Colin Wihan Lubbe, Grant Thomson, Lesiba Ngoepe, Ryan Rickleton, JJ Smuts, Aiden Markram, Anwar Ali, Heinrich Klaasen, Ackermann, Shadley van Schalkwyk, Sibonelo Makhanya, Junaid Khan, Dawid Malan, Sisanga Magala, Heino Kuhn,
Stellenbosch Monarchs Squad: Faf du Plessis (Local marquee), Lasith Malinga (International marquee), Alex Hales, Lizaad Williams, Jeevan Mendis, Tabraiz Shamsi, Wayne Parnell, Ryan McLaren, Brendan Taylor, Imad Wasim, Henry Davids, Mangaliso Mosehle, Willem Mulder, Justin Ontong, Rowan Richards , Craig Alexander, Grant Mokoena, Kyle Simmonds
Bloem City Blazers Squad: David Miller (Local marquee), Kieron Pollard (International marquee), Dane Paterson, Chris Jordan, , Shaun von Burg, Aaron Phangiso, Morne Van Wyk, Beuran Hendricks, Theunis de Bruyn , Dwayne Smith, Janneman Malan, Ryan ten Doeschate, Clyde Fortuin, Rayad Emrit, Werner Coetsee, Yaseen Vallie, Akhona Mnyaka, Keegan Petersen
Cape Town Knight Riders Squad: JP Duminy (Local marquee), Chris Gayle (International marquee), Dale Steyn, Adil Rashid, Aviwe Mgijima, Rassie van der Dussen, James Vince, Dwaine Pretorius , Jason Smith, Rudi Second, Rory Kleinveldt, Tom Curran, Malusi Siboto, Denesh Ramdin, Thomas Kaber , Senuran Muthusamy, Dayyaan Galiem , Pieter Malan
Pretoria Mavericks Squad: AB de Villiers (Local marquee), Dwayne Bravo (International marquee), Steven Finn, Morne Morkel, Reeza Hendricks, Diego Rosier,Khaya Zondo, Eldred Hawken, Basheer Walters, Stephan Myburgh, Tony de Zorzi, Kyle Nipper, Johan Botha, Vaughn van Jaarsveld, Farhaan Behardien, Dane Vilas, Robbie Frylinck, Keshav Maharaj
Durban Qalandars Squad: Hashim Amla (Local marquee), Eoin Morgan (International marquee), Qaasim Adams, Kelly Smuts, Marques Ackerman, Daryn Dupavillon, Chris Morris, Sam Billings, Mitchell McClenaghan, Bjorn Fortuin, Mohammad Hafeez, Migael Pretorius, Nicky van der Bergh, Prenelan Subrayen, Fakhar Zaman, Junior Dala, Mthokozisi Shezi , Cody Chetty